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Cobb County Officer Shot; Suspect At-Large

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Associated Press Release

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) -- Police in Cobb County are searching for a man they say shot an officer.

WSB-TV reports that the officer was patrolling a Smyrna apartment complex just after 1 a.m. Friday when he spotted a suspicious man. Police say the man started running and turned and shot the officer, who was chasing him.

Police say the officer's bullet-proof vest protected him and he was in good condition.

The officer was able to give a description of the suspect that was distributed to residents in the area. Police say the man is considered armed and very dangerous.


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